Big Data

Analyzing large data sets—so called big data—will become a key basis of competition, underpinning new waves of productivity growth, innovation, and consumer surplus as long as the right policies and enablers are in place.
So say McKinsey...

"Right policies and enablers" - yup - since Informed Consent has failed in the web maybe we just need "some good old consumer protection". I would credit that quote but the relevant privacy lawyer is a very private person :-)
Written on May 20, 2011